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The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics

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16-11-2018 Open Access

Rent Premiums and Vertical Sorting in Amsterdam’s Multi-Tenant Office Buildings

This paper investigates the impact of vertical location and tenant sorting on commercial office rents within the tall office towers of Amsterdam. In economic geography and urban economics’ approach to productivity tall buildings constitute an …


Risk and Performance of Mutual Funds’ Securitized Mortgage Investments

We expand the debate on incentives embedded in the originate-to-distribute lending model by presenting evidence on the placement of mortgage-backed securities (MBS) with mutual funds. We do so by capitalizing on a unique testing platform …


An Unintended Consequence of Mortgage Financing Regulation – a Racial Disparity

This study investigates whether mortgage financing regulation unintentionally leads to minorities paying a higher loan contract rate under a risk-based pricing system. We provide evidence that minority borrowers prepay less frequently than …


Commercial Real Estate Market Property Level Capital Expenditures: An Options Analysis

Option pricing theory predicts that capital improvement expenditures are positively linked with high or increasing market lease rates. Ceteris paribus, when the market lease rate is high, or when there is an expectation of higher lease rates in …


Energy Factors, Leasing Structure and the Market Price of Office Buildings in the U.S.

This paper presents an empirical analysis of the relation between energy factor markets, leasing structures, and the transaction prices of office buildings in the U.S. We employ a large sample of 15,133 office building transactions between 2001 …

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Recent times have seen an expansion of theoretical and empirical research on real estate using the paradigms and methodologies of finance and economics. Examples of this research include the working and structure of markets, the role of various institutional arrangements, the attention given mortgages and asset securitization, risk management and valuation, and public policy and regulation. The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics provides a forum for the publication of this research. Coverage includes urban economics, housing, regional science and public policy.

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J Real Estate Finance Econ

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